Transmongolia Jeep Expedition Tour
Day hikes give us the opportunity to reach beyond the vehicle tracks to capture summits or little used trails. At night we stay in comfortable ger (the Mongolian felt tent) camps or guesthouses.
Full description & Itinerary
August 15: Arrive in Ulan Bator and sightseeing in UB: Russian Friendship Monument, Gandan Monastery and Giant Buddha, Sukhbaatar Square, overnight in standard hotel
August 16: We drive to Manchir Heed Monastery
August 17: We leave Ulan Bator behind and drive through the open steppes to Hustai Nuruu.
August 18: We had to Karakorum, the ancient capital of the Mongolian empire. After lunch, we visit Erdene Zuu monastery, Mongolia’s largest monastery, built from the rubble of the old capital.
August 19: We finally leave the tar seal behind and drive to the Tsenkher hot springs where we can relax our tired bones in the hot pools and stay at the adjacent ger camp.
August 20: We take it in easy in the morning and soak in the hot pools.
August 22: A longer drive brings us to Terchin Tsagan Noor (The Great White Lake)
August 21: We hike to the top of the extinct Khorgo Volcano and walk over the lava fields that dammed the river to form the lake passed
August 23: We drive through the heart of the Khangai Mountains over what’s considered Mongolia’s prettiest road. We briefly stop at the ruins of the well known “Monastery with the 108 Steps”.
August 24: A much shorter drive brings us to Hatgal
August 25: We hike along the lake shore
August 26: We have the option of relaxing in the camp or take a day hike into the mountains that border the lake from where there are sweeping views of the lake and the snow covered mountains at the Russian border.
August 27: Free morning in Jankai. After lunch we drive back to Murun for our afternoon/evening flight back to UB
August 28: Free day for shopping and sightseeing and maybe for a visit to the black market
August 29: Airport transfer your flight home.
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Groupsize : 19
Tour season / Departure dates : Aug 15-29
Duration : 15 days